Sound — 7
The sound on the guitars was great. The drums were very difficult sounding but the bass was hard to hear. The styles that they used are playing on the bottom strings for about 1/3 of the song, then a solo, then on the bottom strings again for the last of the song in most cases.
Lyrics — 6
The lyrics were ok but they were tough to understand. He screams and its hard to tell what he's screaming but the little booklet that comes with the CD has the lyrics in it. The lyrics (the way he goes up and down) goes along very well with their music. His skills at singing are very good but he needed to work on his screaming (he can't anymore because he had to have neck surgery).
Overall Impression — 9
This album is about average compared to other albums like this (screaming). The most impressive songs are To End The Rapture because of the intro solo, The Art of Subconscious Illusion because of the riff towards the beginning, and Wrmness on the Soul because everyone needs at least one soft song on an album and that's thiers.